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1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

AER says more spill safeguards needed before Primrose returns to normal

The Alberta Energy Regulator says Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.'s Primrose oilsands project in northeastern Alberta won't be returning to normal full operations any time soon.

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Related Topix: Canadian Natural Resources, Oil & Gas

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

JEA, other power companies ask to scale back energy efficiency goals

Florida's biggest electric providers are asking state regulators this week to let them scale back energy-efficiency programs - such as rebates for installing solar panels and power-saving appliances - that they say have become expensive and benefit few customers.

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9 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1ry3OrY U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Pembroke Pines, FL

13 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

4 farms selected to produce energy for utility

Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. announced the plans Tuesday, saying it's a part of an effort to diversify the use of renewable energy by Consumers Energy.

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Related Topix: CMS Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Consumers Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC

14 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Energy Northwest to operate Tieton Dam electric project

The agency will be able to do the maintenance work with current staff at its Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project, which is about 35 miles away in Lewis County.

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Related Topix: Energy Northwest, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Lewis County, WA, Packwood, WA, Burbank, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Chevron agrees to new Richmond refinery project conditions

Looking to satisfy city and state leaders, Chevron Corp. on Monday reversed its previous position and agreed to a lower cap on greenhouse gas emissions stemming from its $1 billion Richmond refinery modernization project.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

Sunherald.com

Commercial production begins at Chevron's new base oil plant

COURTESY OF CHEVRON/2012Workers use a man lift to secure access platforms on a vacuum distillation column at the Chevron Pascagoula Base Oil Project, a $1.4 billion project that started production this month.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Richmond, CA

Business Journal

Exxon, other energy giants seek LNG export approval for Alaska project

Pictured: Shoupe Glacier in Alaska. The team behind the Alaska LNG project has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Energy for exporting liquefied natural gas.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Department of Energy, TransCanada, Natural Gas, BP plc

Reuters

New York environment regulators seek summer shutdown at Indian Point

New York state environmental regulators are proposing shutting the giant Indian Point nuclear power plant to protect fish in the Hudson River during summer months, when demand for electricity for air-conditioning is greatest.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Consolidated Edison

WHTC

Halliburton sees North America margin growth on ri...

Halliburton Co , the world's No.2 oilfield services provider, said it expect higher margins in North America in the current quarter due to strong drilling activity, signaling an industry-wide recovery in the region after a two-year slump.

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Related Topix: Halliburton, Oil & Gas, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger

KRNV-TV Reno

Halliburton 2Q profit climbs 20 percent

The Houston-based company said earnings increased to $774 million, or 91 cents per share, from $644 million, or 69 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Halliburton, Oil & Gas

The Globe and Mail

Lone producer, Canadian firm lead charge on Greek energy

Energean Oil & Gas is Greece's only oil producer and, with the help of a small Canadian company, Petra Petroleum, is leading the charge to prove that Greece can meet a good chunk of its energy needs.

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Related Topix: Europe, Greece, World News, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KBMT

Flooding causes sewage fallout at Exxon Mobil in Beaumont

Friday's heavy rain caused sewage lines at the Exxon Mobil Refinery in Beaumont to overflow, spilling sewage into and around the refinery's property.

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Related Topix: ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Beaumont, TX, Weather

The Motley Fool

The Stunning Key That Could Unlock 160 Billion Barrels of Oil Trapped Underneath America

It is estimated that there are 160 billion barrels of oil still trapped underneath this country in what are considered depleted oil fields.

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Related Topix: Denbury Resources, Oil & Gas

WFAA-TV Dallas

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Solar Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Forbes.com

Are Governments Overreaching When It Comes To Green Energy?

Germany is now the target of a PR-assault - one that is taking aim at its plans to expand its renewable energy portfolio using government's levers.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy

Castanet.net

Fire preparedness

The Petro Canada gas station on Ross Road in West Kelowna was down to its last case of water Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: PetroCanada, Oil & Gas, Canada

Journalgazette.net

Japan's nuclear workers quitting jobs in droves

Workers of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. install an underground frozen wall during a feasibility test at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.

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Related Topix: Tokyo Electric Power Company, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

New York Daily News

With supplies down and prices up for basic foods, it's time to get creative

Lemon aid: Drink the Maserati cocktail at Employees Only, made with with gin, apple liqueur, fresh lemon and basil, to forget the lime shortage.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Life, Food, Chocolate, Coffee, US Energy Systems, Fruits

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